Wide width shoe sizing and boot sizing can be complicated. It can be tough to know the difference between a “wide” width, a “C” width and a “B/C” width shoe, let alone a “DD” or a “2E”. And, once you figure out your shoe size, it can be difficult to find a retailer that carries shoes in your size. A few tips can help you find the styles, size and width you need.
The key to a well-fitting boot is knowing the widths of wide calf boots. Typically a woman’s boot is designed to fit a calf of 14″-15″ even if the foot of the boot is a wide width (such as a 12W). If your calf is larger than 15″, you will need to purchase wide calf boots.
It can be really hard to find great summer hats if your head or hairstyle requires a larger hat. The standard “One Size Fits Most” hat only fits a head that measures up to 22 3/4 to 23 inches – this is a size 7 3/8 for men or a size 7 1/4 for women.